Top 30 Sanction Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Sanction Quotes from famous people such as Benjamin Franklin, George Santayana, Tom Hodgkinson, William Robertson Smith, Paul P. Harris, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
Benjamin Franklin
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
George Santayana
Bosses should sanction the nap rather than expect workers to power on all day without repose. They might even find that workers’ happiness – or what management types refer to as ’employee satisfaction results’ – might improve.
Tom Hodgkinson
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
William Robertson Smith
How strange it is that murder has the sanction of law in one and only one of the human relationships, and that is the most important of all, that of nation to nation.
Paul P. Harris
You are always trying to please people before you get to the public whenever you do anything that requires a corporate body to sanction it.
Rita Rudner
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
Edmund Burke
My father was a Catholic, but my mother wasn’t. She had to do that weird deal you do as a Catholic – they deign to sanction your marriage and you have to bring your children up as Catholics.
Jared Harris
Despite the vigorous policy and legal debates surrounding same-sex marriage, there is little disagreement about this: If the United States Supreme Court holds that states must sanction same-sex marriage, then Florida’s contrary laws must fall.
Pam Bondi
When a law enforcement officer apprehends an illegal immigrant, it makes no sense to simply release that individual who has been breaking our laws with no threat of sanction or penalty.
Bobby Jindal
Of other countries, to impose economic sanctions, it’d really begin to dry up the enormous amount of money coming into North Korea, a lot of it from China – from Chinese banks – whereas, if we sanction the Chinese banks, there could be friction with China. But this is something we’re going to have to face.
Richard Lugar
While continuing to speak out and work against those laws that sanction homosexuality, we also shall continue to seek help and change for homosexuals themselves, whose sad and sick values belie the word ‘gay’ which they pathetically use to cover their unhappy lives.
Anita Bryant
The aspects of patriotism that hush dissent, encourage going along, and sanction comfortable distancing and compliance with what is indecent and unacceptable… those aspects are too fundamental to ignore or gloss over.
Bernadine Dohrn
We believe that unilateral sanctions violate international law, in fact. They violate free trade. They violate human growth and development, human development, and that when you actually sanction a bank of a country, the meaning of it is quite clear. You’re sanctioning medicine for the people.
Hassan Rouhani
The abolition of the double sanction for a foul in the box is a welcome change. There are times that you cannot help but stop your opponent in the box, with your momentum forcing you to make a challenge. Fouls can’t be avoided in that situation but your intention was fair.
Philipp Lahm
A company not under sanction is just like any other company, period.
Wilbur Ross
I don’t try to sanction other people’s joy in monsters. I mean, I think the fact is, humor, fantasy – you know, like fear, desire or laughter – create genres of their own: comedy, melodrama, or erotic films or horror films… The boundaries cannot be defined. It’s to each his own.
Guillermo del Toro
Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
Walter Benjamin
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
George Santayana
Giving public sanction to homosexual marriage ends up redefining marriage, and it’s certain to harm children.
Ken Cuccinelli
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Slavery, if it can be legalized at all, can be legalized only by positive legislation. Natural law gives it no aid. Custom imparts to it no legal sanction.
Lysander Spooner
What does a teacher do in a school? A teacher would tell you off or give you lines or whatever it is, detentions, but at the same times, they are wanting your best interests at heart. They are teaching you, they are educating you, but at the same time, they will also have the ability to sanction you.
Esther McVey